Peanut industry partners up with NIFA to expand research

In Georgia, the National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, were awarded three research grants focusing on...

Rebuilding Cleveland with mushrooms

In Ohio, Redhouse Studio’s founder and principal architect, Christopher Maurer, is trying to rebuild Cleveland one house at a time by taking the over...

Domtar Takes Next Step in Lignin Development with Prisma

In South Carolina, Domtar’s Biomaterials team and research partners have been focusing time and resources on lignin development and took another step forward in...

Pöyry produces plastics substitution book and launches plastic consultancy

In Finland, Pöyry produced a database, called ‘Pöyry Plastics Substitution Book,’ a methodology and knowledge base of petroleum-based plastics, bio-based plastics, recycled plastics and...

Which biobased chemicals are most promising? Framework helps figure that out

In Wisconsin, researchers from the DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center developed a framework for the identification of the most promising biobased chemicals that...

Disney joins others in saying sayonara to straws

In California, The Walt Disney Company is joining Starbucks, McDonald’s and Marriott to get rid of single use plastic straws and plastic straws in...

FibreTuff launches manufacturing of biomaterials for 3D printing

In Ohio, FiberTuff launched compounding operations to manufacture cellulose based biomaterial for the 3D printing and molding of Class I and II medical devices...

Petronas and Leaf Malaysia sign MoU for biorefinery project

In Malaysia, Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad, an integrated chemicals producer, and Leaf Malaysia, part of Australian-based Leaf Resources which converts plant biomass into industrial...

Kraig Biocraft mulberry farmers break ground in Vietnam

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Bolt Threads Launches Biobased Knife with Best Made and Chris Reeve Knives

In California, Bolt Threads launched their latest product using their the ground breaking Microsilk fiber, a sustainable bio-engineered spider silk. They partnered with Best...

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